The General Motors Foundation is donating $115,000.00 to improve the Flint community.
The grant is being divided between 16 area charities:
- Urban League of Flint- Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint- Flint River Watershed Coalition- Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Genesee County- Water & Woods Council, Boy Scouts of America- Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan- Friends of Alfred Sloan Museum- YWCA of Greater Flint (Safe House)- Resource Genesee - Junior Achievement- Valley Area Agency on Aging- Food Bank of Eastern Michigan- Motherly Intercession- Flint Children??s Museum- Hispanic Technology Community Center- Wounded Warriors (Fenton High School)
Jamie Gaskin of the Boys and Girls club of Greater Flint, said the club used the $10,000.00 grant to help make learning fun. "We used that money to support special science and technology, engineering and math programs in the summer to have kids build some robots and learn to program them," said Jamie Gaskin